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In the Media

2/3/2004
Comments from Dr. Kathy L. Martin, RN, CNAA and director of the School of Nursing, were featured in an Associated Press story on the state's projected nursing shortage. The story ran on the front page of the “Local” section in the Jan. 29 issue of The Leaf-Chronicle.

A story on Kell Black, professor of art, was featured on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Living” section Jan. 29.

News that officials from Austin Peay and Stewart County Schools had roasted Dr. Al Williams, professor of education, ran in the “Communities” section of The Leaf-Chronicle Jan. 29.

An announcement of the College Democrats' open house ran in The Leaf-Chronicle's “Regional Roundup” Jan. 29.

The Clarksville Community Chorus' public auditions were announced in The Leaf-Chronicle's “Regional Roundup” Jan. 29.

News that Troy State University has been approved to bring a master's program to Clarksville, despite objection from Austin Peay, made the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle Jan. 30, as well as The Tennessean Jan. 30. The article mentioned that Dr. Sherry Hoppe went to last Thursday's Tennessee Higher Education Commission meeting to lobby against the request.

The College Democrats' Jan. 29 open house, which featured representatives of the Democratic presidential nominees, was featured on the front page of The Leaf-Chronicle's “Local” section in an article on waking the “slumbering youth vote.”

Heart & Sole: Walking for Wellness, a community-wide wellness initiative co-sponsored by Austin Peay, was featured in The Leaf-Chronicle's “Schools Update” Jan. 30.

The APSU National Alumni Association's long-term care workshop was announced in The Leaf-Chronicle Jan. 31.

The Leaf-Chronicle kicked off its coverage of Black History Month with two articles on the front page of the Feb. 1 edition. The first, “Piecing together a history in tatters,” featured information on Nedra Bonds' quilt exhibit, “A Stitch in Time,” which is currently on display at the African American Cultural Center, as well as comments from Dr. Nancy Dawson, associate professor of African American studies, and Dixie Webb, associate professor and chair of the art department. The second article, “Black History Month designed to heal scars of America's past,” offered comments from Betty Joe Wallace, professor of history.

The Leaf-Chronicle's Feb. 1 edition offered a Black History Month calendar of events, including selected events from Austin Peay's African American History Month celebration.

A tax advice column by Dr. Roger W. Clark, associate professor of accounting in the School of Business, debuted in The Tennessean Feb. 1. Each Sunday during the tax-filing season, the column will feature advice by a Nashville-area certified public accountant.

News of lower-than-anticipated state budget cuts for higher education made The Leaf-Chronicle Feb. 3. The article featured comments from Dr. Sherry Hoppe and Mitch Robinson, vice president for finance and administration.

Dr. Ramon Magrans, professor of Spanish, was featured in The Leaf-Chronicle Feb. 3. Magrans accompanied Victor Alcazar, promotions director for Universidad Internacional, on a speaking tour of public and private schools in the area to promote studying Spanish in Mexico.

The Leaf-Chronicle's Feb. 3 “Living” section gave front-page coverage to Heart & Sole, a free, six-month, community-wide walking program co-sponsored by Austin Peay. The event will kick off at 11 a.m., Feb. 14, at Governors Stadium.